Premier League Preview: Manchester City vs Chelsea Kick off: 23.00, 04/03/2018
Manchester City’s 4-0 win in away game against Basel- the team from Switzerland. And almost sure that they will be in the Champions League quarter-final are helping them focus on domestic league by all strength.
The defeat in FA cup did not make J.Guardiola’s team feel less hopeful, on the contrary. This motivated the team to beat Arsenal 3-0. Winning the match against Arsenal helps Manchester City get the first title of this season. Extra match for the round of 28. Which took place at the Gunner’s stadium helped Manchester City officially outclassed Arsenal to move 16 points.
In the opposing team, Chelsea have not been in necessary concentration. From the beginning of 2018, Mourinho’s men played all of 14 matches but won only 4. But drew 6 and lost 4 matches – a series of disappointing matches for the defending champion. In addition, in recent away matches, The Blues did not get the expected results: won only 2 matches, drew 4 and lost 4 out of 10 away matches.
While Conte’s men’s the ability of playing in away matches is big problem. Results in away matches of The Citizens make any team to admire. Certainly, J. Guardiola’s team won 13 out of 14 last matches and just drew once to Everton last August. One more evidence for leading form of Manchester City is the deadly win against Leicester City. This is the 12th win in 12 consecutive matches. In encounter between these two teams in the first leg of this season. Manchester City got the minimum victory against Chelsea. No home team has been so highly rated with asian handicap -1 as Manchester City in this time. Manchester city is the first choice at the moment.
-Asian handicap: Manchester city – 1
Based on statistics, both home team and away team have been over goals scored by high percentage. In 4 out of 5 recent games, J. Guardiola’s team scored at least 3 goals per matche and all of them is away win with over 3 goals scored. Meanwhile, Chelsea’s 8 out of 9 last games have same result. Match between two teams is awaited by fans because 5 out of 6 head to head meetings. At least 3 goals scored for each team.
-Over/under: over 2.75 goals scored.
-Score prediction: 3-1